Red

2004 Shafer Relentless

Syrah Blend

  • USA
  • > California
  • > Napa Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 76

  • rpenn77 Likes this wine: (93 points)

    December 27, 2014 - Dark rich fruit, long finish.

  • rpenn77 wrote: (93 points)

    December 26, 2014 - Rich, dark fruit. Long finish.

  • daniel.jay wrote: (94 points)

    October 5, 2014 - 30 min decant, had w/ ribs. Rich and powerful but easy drinking - big winner. Closer style-wise to napa cab than central coast syrah.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • fredman wrote: (92 points)

    April 20, 2014 - Really a knockout bottle tonight. Dark plum, cola, and spice all in harmony. Sweet tannin. Drink or hold for a few more years.

  • ebert wrote: (89 points)

    February 15, 2014 - Deep flavors after decanting but tannic finish was disappointing.

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Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2007, Issue #132 (link)

    (Shafer Vineyards Relentless Napa Valley) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    1/30/2009 (link) 91 points

    (Shafer Relentless) Dark red violet color; ripe plum, berry, black cherry and blueberry syrup nose; ripe berry, plum, chocolate, caramel and blueberry syrup palate, tight yet; medium finish 91+ pts.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2004
  • Type Red
  • Producer Shafer
  • Varietal Syrah Blend
  • Designation Relentless
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley
  • UPC Code 013528700024

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 987 (60%)
  • Consumed 665 (40%)

Food Pairing

Pasta & chicken.

Who Likes This Wine

100% Like It  13 votes